MoSys Demonstrates Bandwidth Engine IC Interoperability With LSI SerDes

MoSys (NASDAQ: MOSY), a provider of serial chip-to-chip communications solutions that deliver unparalleled bandwidth performance for next generation networking systems and advanced system-on-chip (SoC) designs, has successfully demonstrated interoperability of its Bandwidth Engine® IC with the SerDes characterization and evaluation board from LSI Corporation.

MoSys’ Bandwidth Engine SerDes is compatible with the OIF CEI-11G specification, allowing it to interface with OIF compliant transceivers, such as those available from LSI. The GigaChip™ Interface used by the Bandwidth Engine IC is a 90% efficient, no-cost, open transport protocol optimized for chip to chip communications. This demonstration shows the Bandwidth Engine IC communicating with LSI 15G SerDes test vehicle silicon at 10.3125Gbps using a PRBS31 pattern.

“LSI is well-known as one of the world’s leading providers of high-performance communication processors and custom silicon solutions and is renowned for its serial high-speed interface technology. Having interoperability between our Bandwidth Engine and high performance SerDes designed by LSI is an important milestone for future opportunities,” stated David DeMaria, Vice President of Business Operations for MoSys.

“Next generation data center and mobile infrastructure applications require ever increasing memory content and bandwidth to keep up with end user data,” stated Harold Gomard, LSI SerDes Product Manager. “Interoperability between MoSys' Bandwidth Engine and LSI SerDes technology enables our customers to realize a lower risk and faster time to market solution.”

About LSI

LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) designs semiconductors and software that accelerate storage and networking in datacenters and mobile networks. Our technology is the intelligence critical to enhanced application performance. The company applies its technology in solutions created in collaboration with our partners. More information is available at www.lsi.com.

About MoSys, Inc.

MoSys, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOSY) is a provider of high-performance networking memory solutions and high-speed, multi-protocol serial interface intellectual property (SerDes IP). MoSys' leading edge Bandwidth Engine® ICs combine the company's patented 1T-SRAM® high-density memory with its SerDes IP and are initially targeted at providing breakthroughs in bandwidth and access performance in next generation networking systems. MoSys’ SerDes IP and DDR3 PHYs support a wide range of data rates across a variety of standards, while its 1T-SRAM memory cores provide a combination of high-density, low-power consumption, high-speed and low cost advantages for high-performance applications. MoSys is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. More information is available on MoSys' website at www.mosys.com.

MoSys, 1T-SRAM and Bandwidth Engine are registered trademarks of MoSys, Inc. in the US and/or other countries. The MoSys logo and GigaChip are trademarks of MoSys, Inc. All other marks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

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